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. teams from around the world have traveled to the devastated region. among them, a group from germany's technical relief agency. they, too, will be helping with the search and recovery efforts. >> the german president has called on germans to donate generously to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami. during a meeting with the japanese ambassador to germany, he said he had been shaken by the extent of the disaster, and that japan would receive a lot of assistance from around the world. all right. let's check in to find out more about the economic impact that this earthquake and tsunami will have. >> exactly. we're just beginning to see, japan is just beginning to face the economic cost of the catastrophe, with huge parts of the country's infrastructure damaged and power outages crippling prog ducks, japanese industry and foreign cooperations with operations there are facing a mountain of problems. >> german chemicals giant basf is among the many companies that have had to cut production in japan. all 27 of its factories are affected. above all, the world's largest chemicals compan
strike on a key oil port. investigators in germany believe the fatal gun attack on two u.s. airmen in frankfurt airport was politically motivated. and and ecb interest rate hike is on the horizon as the bank frets over mounting inflation. ♪ >> france and britain say there will support a no-fly zone over libya if the situation there gets worse. the french foreign ministry says the two countries plan to do everything they can to increase pressure on moammar gaddafi. the libyan leader once more airstrikes on the rebels thursday morning. witnesses say warplanes bombed an oil port. the rebels have appealed for outside help, asking for u.n.- backed airstrikes to end the conflict. >> in the battle zone town, rebels are burying the dead. thousands turned out to join the funeral procession. there are mercenaries hired by gaddafi. they're preparing for new attacks on their town, a strategic seaport with key oil facilities, after recent air strikes, a ground attack by gaddafi's troops appears imminent. >> we're ready to face gaddafi's men. our scouts are telling us they are headed this way.
countries including china, germany, and israel to at least temporarily rethink their policies on atomic power. the u.n.'s atomic watch dog dispatched its director to japan as a senior official described the situation at fukushima as relatively stable. >> and to talk more about the events happening at the fukushima power plant, i'm joined in the studio now by our science correspondent, derek williams. thanks as always for being with us, derek. can you explain for us what has been done on thursday at the plant to cool down these reactors? >> well, on thursday, really a lot of what happened revolved around these pools that are inside of the secondary structure of the building where they store dispensed fuel rods. that at the moment seems to be one of the biggest dangers of a massive radioactive leak. until now, people have been worried about the reactors themselves and breaching the containment chamber and possible meltdown and explosion and now they have got it to an extent under control. we haven't heard anything in that direction in the last 24 hours or so. now people are focused on the
all of us. >> the japanese market is less important that china ford germany's car makers. the country's large electronics sector makes it an important trade partner. >> we have to consider how long it will take before the effects of the crisis have been overcome and what comes next. all things we cannot yet quantify. then we have suppliers over there and this week we have to figure out what parts that could affect. >> sta welfare comes first. the company lost no time repatriating german employees. bmw has some 800 employees in japan. the company says the 40 germans and their families have returned safely home to germany. bmw plans to assist the japanese employees to move to the relative safety of the southwest of the country. >> of the unfolding disaster in japan said the global stocks tumbling on tuesday with european stocks closing at three and half month lows. the tokyo stock exchange took the worst beating, ending 10.5% down with all of its listed stocks settling in negative territory. it was one of the worst performances for the nikkei on record. tokyo electric power lost 24% on
from advancing on us. >> they say they will not be sending in ground forces. germany is especially opposed to the idea. foreign minister has offered humanitarian help. >> delegatesagreed that gaddafi has to go but what should happen to him if he leaves power? italy has proposed exile while france, the u.s., and britain want to see him put before the international criminal court. the british hosts of the conference, however, have been stressing points of unity. >> the participants have affirmed the importance of full and swift implementation of the security council resolutions and our strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity, and national unity of libya. we will be pursuing additional sanctions on individuals and entities associated with the regime. >> delegates say the ongoing airstrikes against the gaddafi regime are just a first at which must be followed by political process. they have agreed to set up an international contact group to decide which course that would take. >> we covered the meeting in london. france said they would consider garmin
, foreign ministers met. they agreed on sanctions but not the military option. germany defended its position. we have this report from brussels. >> the e.u. member states were divided on monday about how to deal with the situation in libya. the german foreign minister said germany was not e only member opposing the air strikes. >> our skepticism is shared by other members of the european union. one thing islso clear. the united nations resolution has created a legal basis. >> the e.u. defense ministers agreed on a statement in which they committed to join humanitarian efforts in libya. that agreement is not about military intervention. france's foreign minister is calling for stronger e.u. partipation. the divisions make this unlikely. is humanitarian aid in the be possible without military backup? it is a question the e.u. policy chief cannot resolve. >> i do not accept we are in the situation comparable to what has happened in any previous situation, particurly in 2003. we are in a situation where we are looking to make sure that we offer the right level of support to the people of libya.
of attempting flee violence. the world's top auto makers at the geneva auto salon. one of germany's most popular politicians has resigned. defense minister karl-theodor zu guttenberg announced he would be stepping down. this after mounting pressure over plagiarism accusations. the move is seen as a major blow for chancellor angela merkel who had thrown her support behind this popular politician. >> in the end, the fallout from the plagiarism scandal was too much. the man in whom so many of conservatives had invested has resigned. because of the possible damage caused to this office, to the parties supporting me, i take the same step i have demanded and would demand of others. >> he was unwilling to take that step initially. as charges of plagiarism mounted, he moved from denial to partial admission. and he accused the media of paying too much attention to the scandal. >> public and media pressure has almost exclusively focused on the person of zu guttenberg and his dissertation instead of the damage or wounding of 13 soldiers. this is a drastic was placement of attention that is damaging to thos
women and show today. but first, we celebrate rose monday, a high point of carnival cure in germany. -- here in germany. it is a day of fools. he is most probably in his element. >> it is a a.m. and there are people already on the streets of cologne. the party is only just beginning. >> 1 million people are expected here on the streets of cologne today. carnival is celebrated with huge processions. the first one was held in 1823 hearing cologne. today, it is the biggest and most famous one in germany. it will start in just two hours. >> students from russia and singapore line up for a snapshot. they arrived in germany just yesterday and this is their first ever cologne carnival. >> i am here to catch more german culture. i think it is a very good opportunity to have this carnival. >> it is one of the biggest four caramels in -- carnival's in germany. people have the day off and where all kinds of costumes, go on the street, and enjoy a total outrage tuesday. -- outrageous day. >> most of the working population appears to be off sick. beverages will not be in short supply. getting ma
forces. germany is especially opposed to the idea. foreign minister has offered humanitarian help. >> delegates agreed that gaddafi has to go but what should happen to him if he leaves power? italy hasrose exile while france, the u.s., and britain want to see him put before the international criminal court. the british hosts of the conference, however, have been stressing points of unity. >he participants have affirmed the importance of full and swift implementation of the security council resolutionsnd our strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity, and national unity of libya. weil pursuing additional sanctions on individuals and entities associated with the regime. >> delegates say the ongoing airstrikes against the gaddafi regime are just a first at which must be followed by political process. th he re to set up an international contact group to decide which course that would take. >> we coreth meeting in loon. france said they would consider garmin the rebels directly. this is something that they did noage . -- france said that they would consid
traveled to the devastated region. among them, a group from germany's technical relief agency. they, too, will be helping with the search and recovery efforts. >> the german president has called on germans to donate generously to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami. during a meeting with the japanese ambassador to germany, he said he had been shaken by the extent of the disaster, and that japan would receive a lot of assistance from around the world. all right. let's check in to find out more about the economic impact that this earthquake and tsunami will have. >> exactly. we're just beginning to see, japan is just beginning to face the economic cost of the catastrophe, with huge parts of the country's infrastructure damaged and power outages crippling prog ducks, japanese industry and foreign cooperations with operations there are facing a mountain of problems. >> german chemicals giant basf is among the many companies that have had to cut production in japan. all 27 of its factories are affected. above all, the world's largest chemicals company produces plastics in japan but it h
the director of the kunstakademie in germany. there is a new comprehensive exhibit of his work to date. >> right up until the big opening, tony cragg is still searching for the best spots for his artwork. >> it is an experience. it is sort of like climbing a mountain. you do not know what is in front of you. >> he is constantly examining and re-examining every last decision. >> it is the result of thinking. >> he works with every type of material from wood, glass, bronze to plastic and metal. >> an existence without art is just existence. >> his seemingly endless curiosity leads him to create a wide variety of forms and structures. >> there are very few artists who are as aware, precise, and critical in the way they look at their surroundings. ♪ >> tony cragg's latest exhibition shows 40 different works spanning his career. the works reflect his love of experimentation from the outset of his career. ♪ his visions take physical form, becoming enigmatic sculptures that have meaning of their own. even the artist himself is searching for artists. >> everything. the shapes, the surface
in your clothes. let's look at some closing figures in frankfurt, germany. it gained almost 2%. the u.s. stocks ended the day up 1.5%. in new york, the dow jones industrial also closed at 12,170, up in positive territory. the crisis hit a german mortgage lender and threatened to take the country's entire financial sector down with it. now called thepbb, the bank that has been bailed out, has just announced the best four-year loss. the bank no longer needs a state guarantees and the toxic debt has been taken over by a government-supported banks' request under a new co -- banks. >> hundred new ceo, she had to do some wide-ranging restructuring the core of the restructuring was setting up a bad bank. risky financial assets worth 173 billion euros were transferred to it, relieving them of much of a debt. experts say it could lose 30 two billion euros. that is due to u.s. municipal bonds in which cooper realist it was heavily invested. many u.s. municipalities are facing bankruptcy. but manuela bette alas to worry about that. she is now focusing on the help the areas. -- on the healthy are
strategy, but one of the key players in this libyan assault says backed by turkey and germany, it opposes the idea that nato should be the lead player because they believe it would underline it -- undermine the support of the arab league. inste, they say to let nida have a technical, but they will run military strategy of cells. that is the deadlock. that was expected to be both -- fix tonight. has not been. there are expected to be more talks. meanwhile, the president says americans want to pull back from a primary role. a stalemate, but nato will continue talking. >> are they going to be able to break the stalemate or keep talking for another week? >> excellent question. it inot clear at all spirit obviously, there is a lot of pressure on them to reach agreement because the fighting going on in libya already, and back in brussels, they have a classic situation, but it matters you sleep to france and britain how is perceived and who runs the show. right now, all we can say is there is a compromise. the idea is that foreign ministers of the nations involved in the fighting will actually h
important that china ford germany's car makers. the country's large electronics sector makes it an important trade partner. >> we have to consider how long it will take before the effects of the crisis have been overcome and what comes next. all things we cannot yet quantify. then we have suppliers over there and this week we have to figure out what parts that could affect. >> staff welfare comes first. the company lost no time repatriating german employees. bmw has some 800 employees in japan. the company says the 40 germans and their families have returned safely home to germany. bmw plans to assist the japanese employees to move to the relative safety of the southwest of the country. >> of the unfolding disaster in japan said the global stocks tumbling on tuesday with european stocks closing at three and half month lows. the tokyo stock exchange took the worst beating, ending 10.5% down with all of its listed stocks settling in negative territory. it was one of the worst performances for the nikkei on record. tokyo electric power lost 24% on tuesday. the maximum allowable in one session.
live? >> i live in germany will have my head office. the dutch government is one of my clients. >> why would somebody hire you? >> i have a unique background. i have been educated in europe. i understand europeans. i lived and worked in washington. i'm a member of the council on foreign relations and i work for the center for strategic international studies. i worked at the heritage foundation on the right and the council is in the middle. i know the points of view of the schools of thought in washington. >> were was, originally? >> ohio, and a good ohioan, a place called rocky river. >> why the cato institute? >> why the cato institute? >> they let the politics fall where they fall. they have been deeply unfashionable. they say we have to have a foreign policy within our means. eisenhower is my favorite modern president. it would ruin our domestic equilibrium, we will not be a great power. the cato institute focuses on economics. that is what i do with my job. if i am asked to do anything, i will take the transatlantic flight. >> why would the dutch government want you? >> when you ar
, germany. it gained almost 2%. the u.s. stocks ended the day up 1.5%. in new york, the dow jones industrial also closed at 12,170, up in positive territory. the crisis hit a german mortgage lender and threatened to take the country's entire financial sector down with it. now called thepbb, the bank that has been bailed out, has just announced the best four-year loss. the bank no longer needs a sta guarantees and the toxic debt has been taken over by a government-supported banks' request under a new co -- banks. >> hundred new ceo, she had to do some wide-ranging restructuring the core of the restructuring was setting up a bad bank. risky financial assets worth 173 billion euros were transferred to it, relieving them omuch of a debt. experts say it could lose 30 two billion euros. that is due to u.s. municipal bonds in which cooper realist it was heavily invested. many u.s. municipalities are facing bankruptcy. but manuela bette alas to worry about that. she is now focusing on the help the areas. -- on the healthy areas. >> many investors are buying precious metals as a safe haven. gold is h
gaddafi. on monday, foreign ministers met. they agreed on sanctions but not the military option. germany defended its position. we have this report from brussels. >> the e.u. member states were divided on monday about how to deal with the situation in libya. the german foreign minister said germany was not the only member opposing the air strikes. >> our skepticism is shared by other members of the european union. one thing is also clear. the united nations resolution has created a legal basis. >> the e.u. defense ministers agreed on a statement in which they committed to join humanitarian efforts in libya. that agreement is not about military intervention. france's foreign minister is calling for stronger e.u. participation. the divisions make this unlikely. is humanitarian aid in the be possible without military backup? it is a question the e.u. policy chief cannot resolve. >> i do not accept we are in the situation comparable to what has happened in any previous situation, particularly in 2003. we are in a situation where we are looking to make sure that we offer the right level of su
and made in germany. electric bikes are all the rage. sales have increased dramatically and -- but this one is not aimed at the masses. >> taking a $60 -- taking a 60 thousand euro speed bike for a spin. the accelerate is on the handlebars but riders can also use pedal power. this rider is traveling at 40 kilometers an hour. but bikes can reach 100 kilometers an hour. >> it's incredible how much nour electric bike has. >> and this is where it's made. p.g. bikes in southern germany. in twipe the company's founder had the idea to build this luxury electric bike which officially isn't a bike at all. >> according to german and european standards, the black trail is a motor bike, so you need a motorcycle license to ride it or you can ride it like a mow ped or scooter. >> the company has been building bikes and ebikes for those who appreciate modern technology and novel design. the company's black trail model is attracting a lot of attention. it boasts a 16 horsepower electric motor, a battery range that gives you 1,600 kilometers on a single charge and has parts used like carbon, like used in fo
with the resolution. more international news after a short break. >> germany abstained to offerings the use of force against the gaddafi regime. they may send aircrews and afghanistan to free of u.s. pilots. the prime minister has been detailing the government's position. >> defending the abstention in the un security council, the foreign minister insisted berlin was not isolating itself from international partners. he said the risks and dangers of military invention were too great. >> that is why we cannot agree to this part of the resolution. we will not deploy german soldiers in libya. >> chancellor merkle added military reaction is ill- conceived but is offering support to bolster the mission. >> we are consulting with nato about taking on additional burdens. >> that might include additional flights in support of erations in afghanistan. the foreign minister and defense minister are discussing the issue with nato. opposition leaders have broadly supported germany's decision to abstain in the home. >> the foreign ministers abstention still prohibits -- it makes clear german forces will not be dep
, investigators are trying to determine whether the deadly shooting outside frankfurt, germany was an act of terrorism. >> the shooter confesses to targeting members of the american military. one of the two soldiers killed was from virginia. >> the airman's family did not want to speak on camera. they are devastated. they say he always had a smile on his face and his brother was his best friend. they got the call every military family fears. when the news reached them, it was more shocking, because their loved one was not killed in a war zone. if he was gunned down outside of an airport in germany. >> he was one of those people everybody got along with. the teacher's love to have him in class. >> zachary cuddeback graduated from monroe high before joining the air force in 2009. authorities say the shooter confessed to targeting a busload of american troops outside of the airport on wednesday. he went to court today under heavy security. the ethnic albanians from kosovo who lives in germany is a recently radicalized muslim. he approached the bus of american airmen outside of terminal two.
's most powerful mafia. the arrests were made in germany, canada and australia. he makes billions of euros each year by trafficking cocaine ound the world. it is time to talk about gasoline and here is mr. energy. >> it is hard to believe this actually happened in this efficient country, but the product hit of the market. the german minister says he does not expect a halt to the introduction of e-than gasoline, a field that contains a a 10% ethanol blend to meet fuel targets. representatives from the fuel and automotive industries attended a crisis in summit to focus on embarrassing problems with the introduction of the fuel, which has been widely rejected by motorists. >> the new gasoline known as e- 10 is here tuesday whether motorists want it or not. that is it a year to -- heare to stay whether motorists want it or not. >> it is no solution. it is necessary to reduce our dependence on oil. >> the government insists that e-10 is good for the environment and that most cars can safely run on the fuel. to reassure nervous motorists, filling stations will begin posting which cars can take e
in guarantees. germany's contribution amounts to 22 billion euros in cash. it accounts for more than a quarter of the bailout fund. the summit was overshadowed by the resignation of the portuguese government before things got under way in brussels. >> global stocks moved up with european shares recording their biggest weekly gain in six months. investors seem confident the nuclear crisis in japan would not derail global growth. let's look at some market numbers. beginning in frankfort, the dax closed up 12 points. across the atlantic, the dow jones still gaining. the euro lost steam, trading at $1.40. germany's benchmark confidence index dipped slightly in march for the first time last year. they posted 20 year highs for three consecutive months. most expected to get a steeper drop due to the conflict in libya. >> a lack of japanese electronics corporations has forced some automakers to cut back production, but the majority of companies are in fine shape. >> the main part of the manufacturing industry is still producing at full capacity. if things don't get significantly worse, the production
by more than 20%. >> we can stay for a closer look at monday's numbers. germany's dax gave up 0.25%. the zero stocks -- eurostoxx 50 slid. the dow trading at 12,086 points. the euro trading at a value of $1.3967. airbus says as asia's fast- moving economic growth fuels demand for air travel, it expects airlines in asia to take delivery of nearly 9000 aircraft in the next 20 years, representing 1/3 of global growth. airbus expects demand from china to make up the lion's share. airbus will be delivering its first a-380 to china airlines later this year. increasing traffic is causing china to rethink its aviation policy. >> aircraft's can spend a long time waiting to depart chinese airports. delays have become routine. traffic volumes are growing so fast that infrastructure can barely keep pace. 2010 passenger figures were 16% up on 2009, squeezing facilities. beijing is the second busiest in the world and has the world's worst record for delays. ipchinese aviation authorities e aware of the problem and are responding with an extensive program of construction projects over the comi
>>> airport ambush. two u.s. airmen are dead, and two more wounded in germany. the suspect is now being questioned by authorities. >>> family horror. a 12-year-old colorado boy is in custody, accused of killing his parents. >>> and deadline day for pro football. the contract between the nfl players union and team owners the contract between the nfl players union and team owners expires at midnight. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. investigators in germany are trying to figure out why a gunman opened fire on a busload of u.s. airmen, killing two, and seriously wounding two others. it happened yesterday at the frankfurt airport. the suspect is an employee at that airport. charlie d'agata has the latest. >> reporter: the two u.s. airmen killed wednesday had not even made it to the battlefield. they were with 11 other military personnel on this bus outside the frankfurt, germany, airport, when the gunman opened fire. police say the suspect, 21-year-old arid uka is a citizen of kosovo, an airport employee and a devout muslim
in germany. chancellor angela merkel's christian democrats lost control of the most prosperous state in a weekend election.p+ in baden-wurttemberg, they handed control their for the first time to the green party. >> the party's victory is a big victory for them. >> for us, it means we are strengthened, but it also means we find ourselves in an entirely new situation in baden- wurttemberg. instead of being the smaller government party, we are the party that supplies the state premier, and that comes with a high level of responsibility. >> this is a state where the conservative christian democrats have governed for almost six decades. pressure is mounting on the free deck it -- free democrats and their leader. they emerged as the biggest loser, losing more than half of their seats in baden- wurttemberg. they did not get enough seats in rheinland-pfalz. >> it is obvious that the future of nuclear power and nuclear policy plate and pour a role in yesterday's elections. we just cannot return to business as usual -- the future of nuclear power and nuclear policy played an important role in
it go for one day and that's it. >> glenn: in germany you had a similar thing, we're going to take a break -- you see a similar piece where the voice of the people was not lenin. the vice of the people in germany was not hitler, people dismiss them. they all said the same thing. if i'm not mistaken, at least i know about germany. they said, a lot of them, he's not a problem. he is not going to be a problem. in the end, he did the same things that lenin did. he just takes the power. >> the situation in the republic at the end of the war comes about when germany cannot continue. they finally call an armistice. that leads into a revolution and this is spontaneous and they bring out an assembly just like in russia. they found the wimar republic and most democratic republic of all time. the problem was it had weaknesses that were exploited. hit a multiparty system instead after two party system. it was exploited and some people had said, i think probably cruel to say it, it was still a revolution. >> glenn: okay, back in just a second. [ applause ] [ applause ] >> glenn: we're back with
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of the two members of the u.s. military that are shot in germany. two others were injured. we're learning new details about the government -- about the gunman. >> authorities are trying to figure out if this was a terrorist attack or not. it initially was not believed to be, but there are seven new reports -- but there are new reports that the man shouted, god is great. two airmen are dead tonight, to more injured. >> a grisly scene outside germany's biggest airport. two american airmen killed and two more injured when a 21-year- old began firing on a bus filled with u.s. military. got off as many as nine shots before his gun jammed and he was tackled. president obama to date quickly vowed action. i am saddened and i am outraged. we will spend it -- we will spare no effort and learning how this took place and we are working with german authorities to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice. >> it is a terrible incident, she said, and germany will do everything possible to quickly find out what has happened. the suspect is 21-year-old, a german and pious muslim who worked at the ai
deterioration germany. its introduction in germany has led to widespread consumer resistance. they feel the new fuel will damage vehicles. the government will hold a meeting with the car industry today. here is our correspondent. >> it is not super to german motorists. they are not clear whether their cars will be damaged by it. this means that petrol stations cannot restock with conventional fuel, because there tangs are full of unsold biofuel. the government has become exasperated in says it has not been a failure yet. a spokesperson from the environmental ministry says this makes is not available in all petrol stations get. talking about failure is too early. publicity has been bad. one popular newspaper said after the introduction of the new fuel, they gave up on this organic soup. some german activists say that biofuel is likened to genocide. in brussels, it is seen as one way to wean your offer of carbon fossil fuels. germany sees itself at the forefront of the move. german motorists do not see it that way. you can lead the car to the biofuel pomp but you cannot make the buyer to fill up.
offenses. but he has received the prime minister's backing. first, to germany, on the eve of international women's day. with a woman in the top political job, you'd think german when it would be well represented in the country's businesses. in fact, they are under- represented -- under- represented. >> there are working women in germany. they take care of the curtains and they run the country politically. but in business, there is a dearth. only 2% of senior executives are female. the other 98% inhabit the great male suit. one of the few women chief executives of a big company faced resistance when she had children. >> why have kids if you don't take care of them? that's the main question. we have this expression in germany -- raven mother. that is supposed to be a bad mother. women are given a lot of guilt if they continue working. >> attitudes, relations between the sexes are deeply ingrained in germany, just like everywhere else. the question is whether by changing the lock you change people's minds. there is a proposal to have a legal quota for the number of people on the board of comp
that will be needed in the months and years ahead. jane o'brien, bbc news, washington. >> the germany chancellor, angela merckel said safety at all germany's nuclear plants will be reviewed. she spoke in germany. there was a similar protest in france. the ausetri -- austrian environment minister is calling for inspections. how events in japan could affect the whole nuclear debate. i spoke to steven evans in berlin, and he said chancellor merckel had caused controversy when she chose to extend the life of the country's nuclear power stations. >> it was a contentious and fractious debate. she pushed it through. that debate is being completely reopened. there was an anti-nuclear protest in the southwest of the country on saturday. hard core demonstrators are expected. tens of thousands of people turned up. mrs. merckel said we looked closely at the safety standards in all our nuclear power stations. i expect her to say, look, europe is not an earthquake zone. we are satisfied with safety standards. but you can't deny the fact that the debate has changed here in germany and in france where 75% of t
weeks since some have bathed. a direct impact on politics right here in germany. chancellor angela merkel's christian democrats lost control of the most prosperous state in a weekend election. in baden-wurttemberg, they handed control their for the first time to the green party. >> the party's victory is a big victory for them. >> for us, it means we are strengthened, but it also means we find ourselves in an entirely new situation in baden- wurttemberg. instead of being the smaller government party, we are the party that supplies the state premier, and that comes with a high level of responsibility. >> this is a state where the conservative christian democrats have governed for almost six decades. pressure is mounting on the free deck it -- free democrats and their leader. they emerged as the biggest loser, losing more than half of their seats in baden- wurttemberg. they did not get enough seats in rheinland-pfalz. >> it is obvious that the future of nuclear power and nuclear policy plate and pour a role in yesterday's elections. we just cannot return to business as usual -- the f
-mobile, while their part -- the deutsch telecom that owns t-mobile usa is a union company in germany, in fact, the union sitting on the board in germany, they have taken a different posture in america, creating fear among workers who do want representation. we have an agreement with at&t through our contract that any acquisition would come under our neutrality agreement, the fear that has been promoted by other wireless companies would not provide, and our experience has been when at&t make other acquisitions, they have the freedom to choose and able to get collective bargaining and representation. >> parul desai with the consumers union. what's cu's position on this deal? >> we have a lot of concerns about the deal. the one thing that's important to remember is combined at&t, t-mobile, plus verizon would control 80% of the market. that's a level of concentration we haven't seen in any other industry at the current time. whether it's the oil, banking, it's a very high level of concentration we don't see in any other industry. i think it's also important to note not only do two companies domin
of the most important lucrative markets. stock markets fell from london to germany. here's how we stand at the moment in the first nine minutes of trading. and as you can see, all of those markets sharply rebounding. a number of energy companies suffered yesterday, not least the french nuclear power company, the world's largest nuclear power company suffering to the tune of 8.5%. a number rebounding as you can see and that's helping the cac 40, strongestga esest gains com the zurich. the unfolding crisis in japan are keeping u.s. investors on edge, as well. here's how things looked at the close of trade. shedding more than 1% in total. alison kosik with more in new york. >> investors dumped any shares associated with japan. general electric fell for a second day in a row losing more than 1.5%. ge designed the reactors at the fukushima complex. the insurer draws 3/4 of the revenue from the japanese market. hartford financial, prodential and metlife. investors are fearful the pullback could be the beginning of a long anticipated pullback. it was helped a bit near the end of the session th
more honest about it. brian: where do you live? >> i spend most of my time living in germany. one of my clients is the dutch government. i spend time in the hague as well but most of the time in germany. brian: why would someone hire you? >> i have a unique background. educated in the u.k., so i understand europeans but i lived and worked in washington. i worked for the heritage foundation on the right and the council is in the middle so i know the points of view of every major school of thought in washington so that's a good reason to hire me. brian: where was home originally? >> ohio. a place called rocky river about an hour from cleveland. i had an idyllic, eisenhower childhood it was lovely. i go back to that, pocketbook issues are what matter to a lot of people. and in foreign policy we have lost that thread and we're very elitist. brian: we first saw you on this network at an event six weeks ago at the cato institute. i'm going to run some clips from that to get you talking about what you do. why cato? what brought you to that spot? >> one of the things i love about cato, and i've
that they will not recommend that. >>> a gunman opened fire on u.s. troops have at the airport in frankfurt, germany. two endive and two others wounded. >> a man from kosovo is in custody. president obama dollars to get justice. emily schmidt has more on this. >> good morning. we are still waiting to learn the names of those two killed in yesterday's attack. a military says they were about to be deployed to help oversee -- for support in an overseas mission. the attack happened just outside the international terminal in frankfurt. a dozen enforce security personnel had arrived on their way to the u.s. base in germany. law enforcement says the alleged gunman walked up to their bus, began arguing, pulled out a semi-automatic weapon and shouted the arabic words for "to god is great." two air and were dead and two others wounded. the emigre and the the man while outcontinued to shell ou "jihad." we are told he is a devout muslim. his relatives in kosovo cannot imagine this happened. they say that americans are their brothers. president obama made an unexpected appearance today the white house press briefing
. he visited east germany, the berlin wall came down, and with it, a system of government that to those young people seemed increasingly irrelevant. the royal albert hall concert was also organized to help raise money in the fight against cancer. for his celebrity, his is a legacy which includes his charity work as much as for his political career. even amongst his most fiercest critics, mikhail gorbachev will forever be known as the man who changed the world. >> this is "bbc world news." these are the top stories so far this hour. the libyan foreign minister is questioned here in britain. he said he is no longer willing to work with the gaddafi regime. and the u.n. imposes sanctions on ivory coast as the strategic port of san pedro is seized by forces loyal to alassane ouattara. let's get more on japan, specifically talking about the knock-on effect of all the bad news that's going on there and the economy. >> yeah, absolutely, because what we're seeing today are the first real numbered, the first true evidence of what the disaster has caused in terms of industrial production in japan.
hearing today. >> a number of them are expected to be back for a court hearing on may 1. >>> in germany today, and alleged gunman is in custody 24 hours after the attack that left two u.s. troops dead and another two wounded. the suspect opened fire and a bus full of air men outside the frankfurt airport and there are new signs that terrorism was the reason behind it. >> authorities say the gunmen who was a muslim rates in germany has confessed to an act of terror, her assault on friendly soil. >> i am saddened and outraged by this attack. we will spare no effort in learning how this outrageous act took place. >> the bullet that killed the driver came through this window, striking a bus carrying more than one dozen u.s. air man coming from an airbase in england and route to ramstein airbase in germany. authorities say the gunman pulled out a semi-automatic weapon and began firing over and over shouting god is great in arabic. the shooter got off nine rounds killing two arabs and critically wounding two others. one is gun jammed, the gunmen made his way to the terminal but was tackled by
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